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   Captain Bernard Score Browne M.C.
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 14/01/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 27/05/1885
Died: 15/04/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 32
Bernard Score Browne was the second son of Colonel Abraham Walker Browne. Bernard was born about 1884. His father was the principal medical officer of the North Irish Coast Defences. Bernard was educated at Portora Royal School, Enniskillen. He then moved on to Edinburgh University, where he qualified M.B., Ch.B. in 1908. Shortly afterwards he took up medical missionary work in China. Bernard Browne returned home as soon as he could and took a temporary commission as lieutenant in the Royal Army Medical Corps on 2nd April 1915.Bernard then became the medical officer of the 2nd Battalion of the Cheshire Regiment in France. Bernard Browne was promoted to captain after a year's service. Bernard was awarded the Military Cross. He was mentioned in dispatches by Lord French. Captain Browne was subsequently stationed at Salonika in Greece where he was killed in action 15th April 1918. He was 32 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Doiran Memorial
  Doiran, Thessaloniki
Grave Ref: No Ref.
CWGC Casualty 1648939
The Doiran Memorial stands near Doiran Military Cemetery, which is situated in the north of Greece close to the Yugoslav frontier and near the south-east shore of Lake Doiran. It is approximately 2 kilometres behind the village of Doiran and is reached via a farm track after turning left in the village by a large taverna. The Memorial stands on what was called Colonial Hill, and can be seen from a distance and is a landmark.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 Imperial War Museum Photo of memorial in St Patrick's Clonfeacle Parish Church
2 Kerry Taylor Auctions Lists date of marriage of parents
3 National Archives UK Medal Card of Captain Bernard Score Browne can be purchased here
4 National Archives UK - MID Mentioned in Despatched Medal Card can be purchased here
5 Our Heroes Irish Website Brief information on Captain Bernard S Browne M.C. and photo
6 Royal Army Medical Corps WW1 Details of Bernard Score Browne
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023